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Future of grain

Future of Grain

HIGHLIGHTING THE LATEST TECHNOLOGY IN GRAIN PRODUCTION AND UTILIZATION Mycogen announces new brand Corn hybrids once offered from Mycogen Seeds can now be found under a new brand – Properity. According to the company, the [Read more]

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Research

Research Roundup

FIND OUT WHAT’S NEW IN THE WORLD OF RESEARCH MORE SPOT-ON READINGS FOR SPROUTING DAMAGE Joey Sabljic Ontario’s typically damp fall seasons and growing conditions lead to wheat sprouting prematurely in the head before harvest. [Read more]

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In the news

In the news

NEWS BITES THAT MATTER AGCARE AND OFAC EXPLORE UNION Two groups heavily involved in public outreach have announced they are working towards an amalgamation. AgCare (Agricultural Groups Concerned About Resources and the Environment) and the [Read more]

Cropside

Cropside: Residue management for wheat

AGRONOMIC INFORMATION FROM ONTARIO'S CROP SPECIALISTS

PROPER PRACTICES BEGIN WITH HARVEST OF THE PREVIOUS CROP UNEVEN RESIDUE DISTRIBUTION causes many problems in wheat planting, growth and development.  Proper residue management to avoid these pitfalls is critical. wreaking havoc Increased residue levels [Read more]

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Features

Rethinking nitrogen losses

NEW RESEARCH ANALYSES WHICH PRACTICES RESULT IN THE MOST LOSSES even with nitrogen (n) prices that have fallen considerably over the last two years there are good reasons to continue to fine tune your N [Read more]

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Features

Growing our grains markets

EXCITING MARKET DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITIES AT GFO market development is a key pillar of Grain Farmers of Ontario, focussed on providing value to farmer members through premium prices and developing new demand for Ontario grown corn, [Read more]

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Features

An organic approach to growing corn

TAKING ADVANTAGE OF A SPECIALIZED NICHE MARKET paul campbell says he’s never looked back since he switched from conventional to organic farming. Formerly a conventional farmer for twenty-five years, he now calls himself an organic [Read more]

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Strategic plan unveiled

GFO HAS AN EXCITING YEAR AHEAD OF THEM “a strategic plan is like a roadmap,” began Grain Farmers of Ontario’s CEO at their Annual General Meeting with delegates in September. Although he acknowledged that it [Read more]